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More Fruit, More Forms, More possibilities… Every product Tree Top makes is with our customer in mind. We work closely with product developers to design the optimum ingredient for any finished product. That’s true for Dried Apples and our entire array of fruit ingredients. Our dried fruit product line includes Low Moisture, Regular Moisture, Intermediate Moisture apples, and Dried Fruit Flake Powders in every fruit flavor and form imaginable. Click here to explore our dried fruit...

Tree Top’s Formulated Fruit Preps are custom formulations developed for specific customer products. With several different processing methods; such as aseptic or pasteurization and a team of skilled product developers, we can produce custom fruit ingredients that meet your color, viscosity, flavor, texture and technical requirements. Explore our fruit preparations and order a sample today. Click here to learn more about our fruit preparations...

Tree Top’s fruit juice concentrates are made from wholesome fresh fruit that make excellent sweeteners for baked goods, cereals, candies, frozen novelties, fruit snacks, jams, jellies, sauces and beverages. The same attention to detail and superior standards that go into our own brand — Tree Top — go into the ingredients we offer our customers. Over the years our portfolio of fruit offerings has expanded beyond apples and includes pears, strawberries, blackberries, Concord grapes, and raspberries.  If you don't see the fruit solution you are looking for, Northwest Naturals specializes in liquid fruit solutions and may be able to fulfill your needs.  Click here to explore all our fruit juice concentrates...  

Fruit is becoming one of the most popular vehicles for delivering a wide range of health benefits. Tree Top’s Fruit Purées are minimally processed, and provide a color boost and an enhanced flavor to both food and beverage applications. Discover the wide range of healthy advantages Tree Top’s fruit purées can bring to your next formulation project.  Explore all our fruit purées here...

Hard Ciders and Alcohol – Pet Food – Reduced Sugar
Consumers increasingly concerned with health and wellness are choosing products boasting with healthful ingredients. Fruit is becoming one of the most popular vehicles for delivering a wide range of health benefits. Our product development team, with backgrounds in food science, chemistry, microbiology, nutrition, sensory, culinary and engineering, can work confidentially with you to create a vast array of food and beverage products. Click here to learn more...

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White Papers

In this white paper, we will review the selection, processing, shelf life, nutrition, and practical aspects of the use of evaporated and low moisture apple products in snacks, bars, cereals and bakery products.

While fruits have always projected a healthy halo, a growing body of research indicates the daily consumption of fruits and vegetables can improve our mental well-being or aid with cognition.

Fruit ingredients, from drum-dried powders and flakes to purées and concentrates, can aid and extend shelf life in baking applications and other food systems. Fruit ingredients present formulators with another tool in their arsenal when seeking clean label solutions.

Many industries would envy the hard cider industry’s double digit sales increases for the last three years and counting. Meeting consumer demand for this popular beverage requires a reliable supply of high-quality apple juice or other fruit juices with the appropriate attributes for cider brewing.

Antioxidants, fiber and clean label implications — these and a host of other benefits make fruit powders, concentrates and purées attractive ingredients for pet food or treat formulations. In addition, consumers’ top concerns when purchasing pet food include a desire for foods processed in the U.S. and cleaner, simpler product profiles.

The industry push for clean labels shows no signs of slowing down. Indeed, its rapid acceleration is fueled by consumer demand for foods formulated with simple, more natural ingredients whenever possible.

Blogs

  • Plant-based

    Food trends, packaging claims, economic outlook...with that headline, I’ve set a high bar, so I’m just going to dive in and give you a download on some of the latest marketing insights that crossed my desk. If the news coming out of Chicago from the IFT FIRST annual meeting & expo is any indication, demand for plant-based foods remains strong...READ MORE

  • Man working at home with his dog

    The numbers are in from Sundale Research showing 2021 was another record year for spending on American pets. According to these industry observers, the forces driving this bullish market will continue through 2026 – despite the negative economic pressures. If history is any guide, people would rather cut spending in other areas of their lives than on pet care and food for their fur babies...READ MORE

  • Food Allergens

    When manufacturing foods, one aspect that must never be overlooked is the addition, purposeful or not, of allergenic materials into the food. As a manufacturer, we are required to control for allergens and label our products appropriately. Allergens that are undeclared on the product label account for nearly half, 48% of all recalls, FDA or manufacture initiated...READ MORE

  • Stone fruit in California has been affected by a few adverse weather events this year. The earliest varieties for the fresh market are just starting to packed. Demand for the fruit should be good from the fresh and processed markets this season.

  • The California pear looks to be in good shape for the most part this year. Timing of the crop is close to seasonal averages with an expected start around the middle of July.

Upcoming Events

IDFA's Ice Cream Technology Conference / Bonita Springs, FL / March 29 - 30, 2022
Petfood Forum 2022 / Booth #1909 / Kansas City, MO / May 2 - 4, 2022
Clean Label Conference / Itasca, IL / May 24 - 25, 2022

WEBINARS On-Demand:

Fruit in Pet Food Formulations: Nutritional Benefits and Trends by Petfood Industry

Immune Boosting Food & Drink That Consumers Want with Mintel